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I own the i300's from Apple store, and also bought the mm30i's to try as I don't like the asymmetric cable on the i300's. I returned the mm30i's (saying they were faulty) because the sound was THAT bad. No comparison, the i300's far outshine the mm30i's. Fuller sound, better better. Everything is better EXCEPT the annoying asymmetric cable. Might be worth ...
I own a Shure headset with 3 connectors and it does not work on my MacBook Pro Retina 15''late 2013 nor does it with my iPhone 4S --- only the channel marked with 'left' works. And even the 4 connector versions are different among the various Notebook/Phone manufacturers compared to Apple. There are special Apple compatible versions advertised. Best, Peter
does your headphone come with three electrical connectors at the plug or with for? The newer generations of MacBooks require 4 connectors to be able to play on both channels. Best Peter
The red light in your audio out jack indicates that it is active. That is why you do not hear anything on the speakers. Your analog/digital switch in the port is stuck -- the red light is the digital audio signal. Try to plug the headphone in, this time wiggling it from side to side while it's plugged in. Alternatively try cleaning the audio plug: Try ...
I think it is. You can check for yourself by opening System Information on your MacBook (alt-click the Apple logo in the menu bar and choose System Information), click on Audio (in the Hardware section on the left) and click Intel High Definition Audio. If the Headphone section mentions Combined audio-output (or even easier, if it mentions iPhone Headset) ...
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